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Scholarship Details and Application

The Pagely Scholarship

Check out the finalists here: The 2018 Pagely Scholarship Recipients

And thank you to all of the students that participated in this year’s scholarship – we were truly impressed by the quality and ingenuity of the applicants!

Scholarship Amount

First Prize: $1,500
Runner-up: $1,000

Eligibility

You have been accepted to an accredited college/university, or you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student.

Application Requirements

  • Please write an 800 to 1500 word essay about a personal story of a how technology has impacted your life. Be real and authentic. What aspects of your life were affected? How specifically did technology play a role? How has it shaped your life today?
  • Along with the essay, please record a 5 minute video of yourself telling your story that you wrote about in your essay. In your video, explain what your essay was about and summarize it. Talk about the key points. Be honest, come from the heart. Typically one-take videos that are not rehearsed are the best.
  • Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Please be advised in the privacy policy below that your submission can be shared publicly.

Submitting Your Application

Please complete the form on this page to submit your application.

The form must include:

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Attached evidence of your current academic status that you are currently enrolled at a college as set forth above. We will accept an acceptance letter or most recent tuition billing statement as proof of enrollment. By applying for this scholarship, you give us express consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the college or university.
  • Your written submission as a Google document via a shareable link. Essays in any other form will not be accepted.
  • Please share your video as a link. The video can be private and be shared with any service you like, such as YouTube, DropBox, Google Drive, Vimeo, or any other service. If you’d like to keep it private on YouTube, make it “unlisted” so that it is not public. Please title the video file with your full name. The YouTube video must exist and be shareable up until the winner announcement date.

Deadline

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is August 6th, 2018. The winner will be announced by August 16th, 2018.

More Details

The winning candidate will be selected based on the student’s essay and video by the co-founder of Pagely, Sally Strebel.

Any questions about the scholarship can be directed to: scholarship@pagely.com

The scholarship funds can be sent via check, PayPal, or other means.


The Winners

The deadline has passed for this year – check back in 2019!

Help Guide

Proof of enrollment:
Attached evidence of your current academic status that you are currently enrolled at a college as set forth above. We will accept an acceptance letter or most recent tuition billing statement as proof of enrollment. By applying for this scholarship, you give us express consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the college or university.
Preferred file formats: jpg, gif, png, pdf

Link to your essay:
Your written submission as a Google document via a shareable link. Essays in any other form will not be accepted.

Link to your video:
Please share your video as a link. The video can be private and be shared with any service you like, such as YouTube, DropBox, Google Drive, Vimeo, or any other service. If you’d like to keep it private on YouTube, make it “unlisted” so that it is not public. Please title the video file with your full name. The YouTube video must exist and be shareable up until the winner announcement date.


Privacy Policy and User Communications

Privacy Policy: By submitting an application, the applicant automatically grants Pagely permission to post the applicant’s name, college, photo (if submitted) and essay on Pagely.com or in other marketing communications, even if the candidate does not win the scholarship. We are also granted permission to call and/or send you information regarding your application.

User Communications: When you send email communications to Pagely, and/or its representatives may retain those communications in order to process or respond to your inquiries or application as related to the scholarship. Pagely and its representatives will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. By participating in this scholarship, you give us your express consent to confirm your admission and attendance at the college or university by contacting the institution for verification.

Terms & Conditions

All submitted photos, videos, and essays must be original work of the applicant. Only one submission may be entered per student, per year. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. All scholarships are non-renewable. By submitting an application to the Pagely Scholarship, you certify that all the information you have provided is accurate and complete.

The applicant automatically grants Pagely, its agents and/or representatives permission to:

  • Use their name, photo, essay response, and award amount, if any, in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter, etc) issued by Pagely.
  • Post the applicant’s name, college or university, video, and essay on Pagely.com web site.
  • Call and/or send information to the applicant regarding their application.
  • Winners will be notified via email, and announced publicly, as well as on Pagely social media pages.

Students must show proof of current enrollment to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school within 21 calendar days by submitting either a copy of the tuition bill or a letter of proof from the school. In the event a winner cannot prove their enrollment to an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school, Pagely will revoke the award for that individual and award it to the next runner-up.

About Pagely

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